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While wireless controllers have been legal in the past with Wavebird and Wii Remotes with Nunchuck being use, the six wireless options usable in Smash 4 have brought up issues with controller legality. With Genesis 3 banning the use of the Wii Remote and Nunchuck the discussion has heated up once again. We sat down with five professional Smash 4 players who use the 'Wiichuck' to get their thoughts on the situation. Be sure to come read, vote in our poll, and sounds off in the comments!
Mind Over Meta is a weekly series of articles on /r/SSBPM, the Project M subreddit. Written by several different authors, this series covers many of the mental aspects of playing smash and other subjects related specifically to Project M. This week user orangegluon wrote about community. The original article can be found here. To read the rest of the series check out the Mind Over Meta Archive. Sit down, read, and enjoy.
Not many players can say they have double eliminated a national threat in Smash 4 but just that happened this weekend at The Frame Perfect Series. With a $1000 pot bonus and more on the line the competition was intense with Smash 4 talent like Sol, MVD, Fatality, 8Bitman, Nick Riddle, and ESAM in attendance. But as ESAM took the stage for top 16 winners he was defeated. In losers semis he was eliminated from the event by the same player. Who took him down? DJ Jack.
Just over a week ago, the announcement of Final Fantasy's Cloud coming to Smash 4 took the world by storm. Most were expecting the winner of the Smash Ballot, and many were not expecting another third party representative to come so soon after Ryu's release. But what really made Cloud's announcement for many was his incredible trailer. From the iconic opening to the FF7 references, the trailer brought the hype for everybody. But for those in the competitive community, Cloud's trailer showed off many of his moves, and gave a very good look as to how he will play.
Welcome to the Weekend Watchlist 28! The Smashboards events system recently got a fantastic upgrade and we've combed through all of the tournaments submitted to find some of the best events being streamed this weekend to feature here. So without further ado get ready to watch and read because here is our Weekend Watchlist!
Terra do Brasil, the "land of brazilwood", or to most of those reading Brazil! Land of capoeira, the brigadeiro, but most importantly for Smash fans, a great place to play some of our favorite games! UFSSmash will set out to host Smash 64, Melee, Project M, Smash 4 and will have many phenomenal Brazillian competitors as well as visiting guests.
Can a regional with over two hundred and eighty entrants host both singles and doubles in a single day? This is the aim of Bust III! Some of the best in New England and more are coming out to play Melee in an event that is sure to be one of the greatest feats in tournament organizing once completed. The organizers have broken down how it will be accomplished and all eyes will be watching not only the tournament but the fantastic talent pool in attendance.
Smash 64, Melee, Brawl, Project M, Smash4, and more all under one roof? It's not a fantasy, it's Northwest Majors Dropzone! Taking place this weekend in Des Moines, Washington it's looking to be swamped with talent from each and every Smash title. Need to know the big threats going in? Wondering where to watch? Read on to find out!
Dan Fornace's upcoming game, Rivals of Aether, has been in Early Access for a few months now. The game, appearing on Xbox One and PC, has drawn quite some attention for it’s Smash Bros styled gameplay, with interesting twists to the formula. So far, the roster has contained six characters; Zetterburn, Orcane, Wrastor, Kragg, Forsburn and Maypul. However, the update today adds many new things and changes to the game, including the 7th fighter and first “secret” character, Absa! This article will...

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his week's Weekly Top 5 Smash Shorts series features slick plays from a few underrepresented characters (Greninja, anyone?). Week 10 is going to be a blast, so make sure you enter! Who knows? Maybe we'll see you on the front page.

What is a Smash Short? As the name suggests, it's a quick moment or series of events in Smash that is so good, you have to share it with someone. We're giving you...
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